This is the companion episode to the latest issue of Spacing Magazine, with a focus on celebrating women in city building. We talk to Pamela Robinson, associate dean, graduate studies and special programs at Ryerson University (and Spacing contributing editor), about striving for gender equality in the traditionally male-dominated world of city building, and urban […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the spring of 2013, Spacing profiled Saskatoon city councillor Charlie Clark in our national edition. He had caught our eye for taking a strong interest in public realm and city-building issues. Clark was part of our Saskatoon event for the 2011 Spacing Roadshow and it was clear to our editorial staff — […]
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Author: Christopher Marcinkoski (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) The world captured within The City That Never Was by Christopher Marcinkoski reminds me very much of a JG Ballard novel titled Millenium Peopl —whom I am now realizing seriously had his finger on the pulse of urban life when writing his novels in the late 60’s. Residential super-complexes, […]
Ever since then-Progressive Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney appointed David Crombie to head up a royal commission on the future of Toronto’s waterfront, way back in the late 1980s following a notorious development debacle, close observers of our long-contested lake shore have recognized that the path to revitalization is littered with blockades that need to […]
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What do you picture when you read the words “heritage building.”? It probably isn’t the Carlton Tower at Yonge and Carlton streets. The 18-storey office building was completed in 1958 in a Modern style typical of Toronto’s post-war boom era. It predates TD Centre, Toronto City Hall, and is an early example of the tower-on-a-podium style used practically everywhere in Toronto today. […]